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Encyclopedia > Ashoka (disambiguation)

Ashoka or Ashok means "without sorrow" in Sanskrit. The Sanskrit language ( , for short ) is an old Indo-Aryan language from the Indian Subcontinent, the classical literary language of the Hindus of India[1], a liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, and one of the 23 official languages of India. ...

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Allegiance: Magadhan Empire Rank: Emperor Succeeded by: Dasaratha Maurya Reign: 273 BC-232 BC Place of birth: Pataliputra, India Battles/Wars Kalinga War Emperor Ashoka the Great (Devanagari: अशोक(:); IAST transliteration: , pronunciation: ) (304 BC–232 BC) (Imperial Title:Devanampiya Piyadassi ie He who is the beloved of the Gods who, in... The Mauryan empire (321 to 185 BCE), at its largest extent around 230 BCE. The Lion Capital of Asoka, erected around 250 BCE. It is the emblem of India. ...

Organizations

  • Ashoka is an international citizen sector organization (founded by Bill Drayton), which is shaping the world by finding, investing in and networking social entrepreneurs and otherwise fostering social entrepreneurship on a global scale.

William (Bill) Drayton (born 1943) is an American social entrepreneur and environmentalist from New York City. ... Social entrepreneurship is the work of a social entrepreneur. ...

Films

Asoka is a 2001 Bollywood film, a historical drama. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Santosh Sivan (born in Chennai, India) is an influential Indian cinematographer and film director. ... Shah Rukh Khan (Hindi: शाहरुख़ ख़ान, Urdu: شاه رخ خان), pronunciation: (also known as King Khan), is an Indian actor in Bollywood. ... Allegiance: Magadhan Empire Rank: Emperor Succeeded by: Dasaratha Maurya Reign: 273 BC-232 BC Place of birth: Pataliputra, India Battles/Wars Kalinga War Emperor Ashoka the Great (Devanagari: अशोक(:); IAST transliteration: , pronunciation: ) (304 BC–232 BC) (Imperial Title:Devanampiya Piyadassi ie He who is the beloved of the Gods who, in... Kareena Kapoor, nicknamed Bebo is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood movies. ... Kalinga in 265 B.C. Kalinga was an ancient Indo-Aryan kingdom of central-eastern India, in the province of Orissa. ... Ajith Kumar (Tamil:அஜித் குமார்) (born May 1, 1971 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India) also called Ajith is a prominent Indian film actor,[1] a Formula 3 driver for Mango Racing,[2] a professional motorcyclist,[3] an active ambassador for the Green Revolution[4] and the Managing Trustee of Mohini-Mani Foundation... Ashok is a 2006 Telugu film which released on July 13, 2006. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... This article is about the Telugu film industry. ... Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao or Jr. ... Sameera Reddy is an Indian telugu actress. ... Sonu Sood Sonu Sood is a Indian actor that has acted in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil films. ... Surender Reddy on the sets of Ashok Surender Reddy is a Tollywood film director. ...

Other uses

  • The Ashoka tree is a flowering tree found in India and Sri Lanka.

Binomial name Saraca asoca (Roxb. ... The pillars of Ashoka are a series of columns dispersed throughout the northern Indian subcontinent, and erected by the Mauryan king Ashoka during his reign in the 3rd century BCE. SAlMAN Ashish Many of the pillars are carved with proclamations reflecting Buddhist teachings: the Edicts of Ashoka. ... Sarnath (formerly also Mrigadava, Rishipattana, Isipatana), located 13 kilometres from Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India, is the deer park where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, and where the Buddhist Sangha was founded. ... Washington University in St. ...

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